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Cortland County Community Action Program, Inc. (CAPCO)

Job title:

Finance Director

Brief Job Description:

Position: Finance Director
Department: Administration
Reports to: Executive Director
Status: Full-time, Salaried/Exempt
Schedule: Monday through Friday; 8am-4pm*; 37.5 hours per week
*Adaptive Work Schedule eligible for agreed upon hours around the Agency’s standard operating hours of 8a-4p.
Starting Salary Range: $70,000 - $80,000 annually

Highlighted Position Offerings (policy provisions apply):
• Up to 7-weeks paid time off in 1st year.
• 13 paid holidays plus half-day on Election Day.
• Health, dental, vision & life insurance for employees and family.
• 401(K) retirement savings with up to 3% match.
• Supplemental insurance offerings & robust Employee Assistance Program (EAP).
• Not-for-Profit Student Loan Forgiveness eligible.
• Professional development opportunities locally and nationally.

Position Function: Directs fiscal operations, administration, and management for all functions of the Agency, including of all grants, contract awards and all other sources of revenue for the Agency by performing fiscal operations personally or through direct oversight of the Agency’s Fiscal Department.
• Position is a key member of CAPCO’s Executive Management Team, inclusive of program/department Directors.

Qualifications and Requirements: Bachelor's degree (B. A./B.S.) in relevant field of study required per funding source standards;
• Three (3) related experience, preferably with non-profit/fund accounting.
• Understanding of generally accepted accounting principles for non-profit agencies.
• Must have a valid and acceptable Driver’s License.
• Completion of background check required.

Agency Overview:
• Celebrating 50 years in 2024; established in 1974.
• Cortland County’s federally designated Community Action Agency with program offerings in Chenango & Tompkins Counties.
• Average $10-$11 million in annual revenue.
• Average 300 individuals on payroll.
• 5 Core Departments:
o Administration
o Consumer-Directed Services
o Energy Services
o Family Development
o Head Start/Early Head Start
• Highlighted Fiscal Operations (not all inclusive):
o Full accounting functions for all programs and funding streams.
o Accounts Payable (AP) and Accounts Receivable (AR).
o Vouchering & reimbursement tracking for all funding sources.
o Medicaid & Managed Long-term Care billing.
o Payroll management and pre-processing (official processing through designated payroll provider).
o Department and grant budgeting and forecasting analysis.
o Preparation and analysis of monthly financial statements.
o Fiscal and Agency strategic planning, including overall compliance and management of Fiscal Policies & Procedures.

Supervisory Responsibilities/Current Department Structure:
• Direct supervision of 4-person Fiscal Department (not including Finance Director position):
o Accountant
o Accountant/Lead Transactional Accountant
o AP Clerk/Transactional Accountant
o Billing Specialist

Funding Makeup:
• 1 federal-direct award
o Head Start/Early Head Start—U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services
• 4 federal-to-NYS block grants
o Community Services Block Grant (CSBG)—NYS Department of State (DOS)
o Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP)/Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL)—NYS Housing & Community Renewal (HCR)
o Women, Infants, Children (WIC)—NYS Department of Health (DOH)
• 1 NYS-direct award
o Healthy Families New York—NYS Office of Children & Family Services (OCFS)
• 2 MEDICAID Fiscal Intermediary Programs
o Consumer-Directed Personal Assistance Program (CDPAP)
o Volunteer Transportation Program
• 6 sub-recipient awards (both federal and NYS)
o Includes operation of Medicare In-Home Services Program under local Area Agency on Aging.
• Energy Services fee-for-service programs
• Donated and fund development funds.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the position. The statements are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties that may be performed in this position.

CAPCO is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we do not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally recognized basis including, but not limited to: veteran status, uniform service member status, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, and physical or mental disability. CAPCO will make reasonable accommodations for qualified candidates in adherence of the Americans with Disabilities Act and New York Human Rights Act.

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How to Apply:

Application Link, CAPCO's website at http://www.capco.org, via email at hiring@capco.org with resume & cover letter, or in-person at 32 N. Main Street, Cortland, NY 13045

Application Deadline: